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Thomas Hart Benton and the Indiana murals

Author: Kathleen A Foster; Nanette Esseck Brewer; Margaret Contompasis; Indiana University, Bloomington. Art Museum.
Publisher: Bloomington : Indiana University Art Museum in association with Indiana University Press, ©2000.
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Decorating the Indiana hall at the 1933 Century of Progress Exposition in Chicago was a bold and colourful sequence of paintings by American muralist Thomas Hart Benton. This book features a  Read more...

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Foster, Kathleen A.
Thomas Hart Benton and the Indiana murals.
Bloomington : Indiana University Art Museum in association with Indiana University Press, c2000
(OCoLC)606596695
Named Person: Thomas Hart Benton; Thomas Hart Benton; Thomas Hart Benton; Thomas Hart Benton; Thomas Hart Benton; Thomas Hart (Künstler) Benton
Material Type: Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Kathleen A Foster; Nanette Esseck Brewer; Margaret Contompasis; Indiana University, Bloomington. Art Museum.
ISBN: 0253337607 9780253337603
OCLC Number: 44509073
Description: 200 p. : ill. (some col.) ; 31 cm.
Contents: Forewords / Myles Brand, Kenneth R. R. Gros Louis and Curt Simic --
Acknowledgments / Adelheid M. Gealt and Winston Shindell --
Thomas Hart Benton and the Indiana Murals / Kathleen A. Foster --
Gatefold: The Indiana Murals --
Color Plates: The Indiana Murals and Related Drawings --
The Anatomy of a Mural: Thomas Hart Benton's Preparatory Drawings / Nanette Esseck Brewer --
The Physical History and Conservation Treatment of Thomas Hart Benton's Indiana Murals / Margaret Contompasis --
Benton as Hoosier Historian: Constructing a Visual Narrative in the Indiana Murals / Nanette Esseck Brewer --
Checklist of Preparatory Drawings for the Indiana Murals in the Indiana University Art Museum.
Responsibility: Kathleen A. Foster, Nanette Esseck Brewer, Margaret Contompasis.
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"President Wells saw the Fine Arts Plaza, with the IU Auditorium and its Hall of Murals at its center, as the campus's 'cultural crossroads.' This 75th anniversary publication celebrates Wells' Read more...

 
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